Winter drought hits Northern China

While the rainy season continues in some parts of the world, Northern China is experiencing a drought that may threaten wheat production.

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The Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO says while the drought has yet to affect winter wheat productivity, the situation could become critical if a spring drought follows and temperatures in February fall below normal.

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